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Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Film still from LE CHARME DISCRET DE LA BOURGEOISIE: A group of elegantly dressed people are sitting around a dining table.

Sun 28.05.

  • Director

    Luis Buñuel

  • France, Spain / 1972
    105 min. / 35 mm / Original version with English subtitles

  • with

    Delphine Seyrig, Fernando Rey, Stéphane Audran

  • Cinema

    Arsenal 1

    zu den Ticketszu dem Kalender

Ten years after El ángel exterminador (The Exterminating Angel), Buñuel presented another ensemble film with a first-class cast: The brilliant and playful members of the core team, consisting of Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Stéphane Audran, and Jean-Pierre Cassel playing members of the Parisian haute bourgeoisie, are relentlessly prevented from having dinner together by dealing diplomats, vindictive priests, and pot-smoking soldiers in disturbing sub-plots. What begins as a grotesque farce evolves into a cascade of increasingly bloodthirsty nightmares, with the line between the sophisticated reality of the lives of the members of the group brought together by fate and their delusional infernos slowly beginning to blur.  (mg)

Funded by:

  • Logo Minister of State for Culture and the Media